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Kate Gill is a New Zealand
New Zealand
New Zealand is an island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses and numerous smaller islands. The country is situated some east of Australia across the Tasman Sea, and roughly south of the Pacific island nations of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga...

-Australia
Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

n female association football player for the Australia women's national football team. She is a striker that is strong in the air and on the ball. Possesses a great finishing and first touch.

Kate graduated from Hunter Valley Grammar School
Hunter Valley Grammar School
Hunter Valley Grammar School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, day school, located in Ashtonfield, a suburb in the city of Maitland, in the lower Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia....

 in 2002.

Club career


Gill played for the Northern NSW Pride in the Australian Women's National Soccer League.

In 2008, Gill played for the Newcastle Jets in the W-League
W-League (Australia)
The W-League is the preeminent women's semi-professional football league in Australia. Established in 2008, it is composed of eight teams - seven of them are affiliated with seven of the Australian clubs currently in the A-League, with the eighth team based in Canberra...

, before moving to Sweden
Sweden
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

 where she played with Sunnanå SK
Sunnanå SK
Sunnanå SK is a football club from Skellefteå, Sweden. The club was established in 1939 and the women's division was added in 1974. Sunnanå has played many seasons in the Women's premier division and hold two championship gold medals .Sunnanå SK play their home games at Norrvalla Stadium in...

 of Skellefteå
Skellefteå
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 in the Damallsvenskan
Damallsvenskan
The Damallsvenskan, Swedish for ladies' all-Swedish, is the highest division of women's football in Sweden. It is also referred as to the women's Allsvenskan, this term being used alone to refer to the men's division....

 league during 2009. In the upcoming winter, she moved to LdB Malmö for the 2010 season.

International career


Gill made her debut for Australia in 2004 against New Zealand in Brisbane
Brisbane
Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of over 2 million, and the South East Queensland urban conurbation, centred around Brisbane, encompasses a population of...

. As of May 2010 she has played 58 times for the Matildas.

Honours


With Australia
Australia women's national association football team
The Australia women's national association football team, nicknamed the Matildas , represents Australia in international women's association football and is governed by Football Federation Australia . The team has regularly qualified for both the Women's World Cup and the Olympics although has won...

  • AFC Women's Asian Cup Winners: 2010
    2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup
    -Semi finals:-----Third place playoff:-Final:- Awards :-Goalscorers:3 goals Yoo Young-A Kozue Ando Homare Sawa Jo Yun-Mi2 goals Zhang Rui Mami Yamaguchi Samantha Kerr...


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